Anesthesiologists :

Physicians who administer anesthetics prior to, during, or after surgery or other medical procedures.


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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $268,840.00
Average Time to Fill 64 days
Typical Education Doctoral or professional degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 398
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) 16.70 %

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Skills Profile


Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Attention to Detail
Information Gathering
Decision-making
Problem-solving
Critical Thinking
Professionalism
Integrity
Work Ethic
Customer Service
Oral Communication
Written Communication
Numerical and Arithmetic Application
Leadership
Intellectual Risk-taking

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Assisting and Caring for Others

Perform minor surgery
Prepare patients for tests, therapy, or treatments
Administer blood or other fluids intravenously
Identify patient's current and past drug history
Position patients for treatment or examination
Administer basic health care or medical treatments
Conduct noninvasive medical diagnostic assessments
Administer anesthetics or sedatives
Solve clinical problems
Treat medical condition of patient
Refer patients to other healthcare practitioners or health resources
Conduct medical tests
Standardize drug dosages
Perform emergency medical procedures
Implement life support procedures

Analyzing Data or Information

Interpret medical laboratory test results
Calculate medicine dosages
Calculate medical diagnostic test results
Analyze medical or health data
Examine patients
Perform biological testing
Test chemical or physical characteristics of materials or products
Conduct physical examinations
Take vital signs
Conduct patient assessments
Perform medical research


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Emergency Medicine
X-Rays
Pediatrics
Osteopathic Medicine
Practicing Medicine
General Practice
Electronic Medical Records


Related Licensing Requirements


Dental Anesthesia Permit (18-0000000115)

Sec. 1. (a) Prior to administering general anesthesia, deep sedation, or light parenteral conscious sedation, a dentist shall obtain from the board a permit that authorizes the dentist to utilize the form of anesthesia or sedation desired. (b) The board shall issue a permit to utilize the anesthesia or sedation technique requested if the following requirements are met: (1) Submission of an application form provided by the board. (2) Current licensure by the board. (3) Satisfactory evidence of completion of educational and training requirements as defined in section 3 or 5 of this rule. (4) Payment of the required fees. (5) Submission of satisfactory evidence that all requirements for equipment, personnel, and procedures have been met. (6) Submission of an affidavit that the practitioner's office meets the equipment requirements of section 10 or 11 of this rule. (7) Submission of proof that: (A) the dentist is trained in and has successfully completed a course in advanced cardiac life support; or (B) the dentist is certified as an instructor in advanced cardiac life support. (c) An applicant who is granted a general anesthesia-deep sedation permit may administer light parenteral conscious sedation without holding a separate light parenteral conscious sedation permit.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Indiana State Board of Dentistry (3172342054)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/dental.htm

Physician (18-0000000011)

In order to obtain a license to practice medicine or osteopathic medicine in Indiana, the candidate must: Possess a degree of doctor of medicine or doctor of osteopathy or its equivalent from a board-approved medical school. Have successfully passed the board-administered licensure examination. Be physically, mentally, and professionally competent to practice. Have not been convicted of a crime nor have been subject to disciplinary sanctions that would interfere with the ability to carry out professional duties. Have one (1) year of post-graduate training in a hospital or institution located in the United States or Canada. Submit a transcript of all educational records. Make a personal appearance before the board, at the boards discretion. Candidates who have graduated from a medical school outside the United States may be required to submit additional documentation. More detailed information, including application materials and test dates, may be obtained from the Medical Licensing Board of Indiana. Please contact the Indiana Professional Licensing Agency for updates to the licensing requirements above.

- Indiana Professional Licensing Agency~Medical Licensing Board of Indiana (3172342060)
- http://www.in.gov/pla/medical.htm


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